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Many of us writers and authors maintain blogs, those creative writing outlets which we tie into our social media accounts as a method of outreach to potential readers and, ideally, new fans.I’ve heard of many reasons for starting a blog, including:- Gaining readership in advance of publishing a novel- Using blog entries as a form […]

Spanx Me, NaNoWriMo!

Spanx Me, NaNoWriMo!

Marketing Ideas from the Vault! This post about NaNoWriMo and Spanx joining forces to create new opportunities for authors was originally published in March of last year.———————————————————————-Forget “March Madness.” Instead, make it “March Marketing Madness.”As part of all this basketball craziness, I recently filled out my bracket for the family pool. I’m not doing well; […]

The New Romance Aisle: Lover’s Lane at Lowe’s

The New Romance Aisle: Lover’s Lane at Lowe’s

Who says a trip to the hardware store can’t be romantic? Not me!Not any of my friends, either, as it turns out.Over the summer, couple after couple pointed out to me (in unrelated conversations) that once they had settled down, they spent far more time together going out to hardware stores than going out to […]

Writing: The Importance of Word Choice in Translation

Writing: The Importance of Word Choice in Translation

For those of you who are fans of Star Trek (or, like me, grew up with a brother who loved all things science fiction), have you ever fantasized about having communication tools like the ones Captain Kirk and his crew had?I have, and I find myself doing it all the more lately.Why? Social media.Daily, the […]

By September 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Updated Author Interview: Micheal Rivers

Updated Author Interview: Micheal Rivers

Author Micheal RiversLast time we checked in with you, Micheal, you were working on Verliege plus six other new manuscripts. Six! Which of those books have been published? Have you ventured into any new writing territory since then?Micheal Rivers: First, let me congratulate you on your new site!Verliege and Appalachia Mountain Folklore were released. Thanks […]

Blogging and Twitter: The Guide

Blogging and Twitter: The Guide

Are you thinking about starting a blog, but you’re not sure where to begin? Do you have a blog, but its not getting many hits? Is Twitter a mystery to you?Perhaps, you’ve written a novel or opened a small business, and you want to find ways to use a blog to connect with a broader […]

By February 11, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Genuine Article

The Genuine Article

I buy books all the time, both paid and free, both paper and electronic. It generally takes me months and months to start a novel once it has found a home on my Kindle or my bookshelf. Part of the reason it takes so long is the sheer volume of writers I’ve come to know […]

Single And Looking

Single And Looking

 Dating. Ah yes, that powerful, ageless word. These days, friends, relatives, neighbors, even co-workers might send a link to a Facebook page, or a blog, or networking group, or dating site, with the wonderful goal of helping the unattached among us connect with others who are also single and looking.  Imagine for a moment that eHarmony or JDate or Match offered singles the opportunity to post reviews after going on dates […]